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Accura Healthcare of Carroll

  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-minus
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Accura Healthcare of Carroll's website

2241 North West Street,
Carroll IA 51401

(712) 792-9284

50.14% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Carroll, Iowa, Accura Healthcare of Carroll is one of just three available nursing homes in the area. With an overall grade of A-, this is clearly a very impressive nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top third of all nursing homes in the country. This nursing home was also given strong grades in each of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Personal Care
  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Nurse Quality

Grade: A-minus

One of the reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it received an impressive nursing score. In this category, we gave this facility an A-. Our nursing grade weighs a handful of factors, but the main one is the number of nurse hours per patient per week. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition, this facility also received a nearly flawless inspection report. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A-. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered severe. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies an imminent risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

This facility also received a favorable long-term care grade. Indeed, we gave it an above average grade of B+ in this category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to provide patients with better supervision and stay on top of routine healthcare services. On top of assessing the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is significantly higher than the average nursing home. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B-plus

In our last category, this facility also was awarded a very strong short-term care grade, with a B+. This rounded out a very favorable report card. In determining our short-term care scores, we assess a facility's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other licensed professionals. This rating is frequently a meaningful assessment of the nursing home's ability to rehabilitate patients. Unfortunately, it does not appear that this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. Finally, we assessed the percentage of patients who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Accura Healthcare of Carroll Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 6.13% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage due to staying in one position for too long.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 3.72% of Patients had Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients which experienced falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries could be an indicator of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 2.97% of Patients had UTIs

This statistic measures the percent of long-term care patients which sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be a sign of poor nursing care. However, this metric can also be skewed for some facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 16.77% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are prescribed antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to an increased number of residents suffering from cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 18.76% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 4.77% of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents exhibiting signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 94.58% of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-minus

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 16.85% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 20.59% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percentage of patients that retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 1.17 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

Measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is important to preserving the physical health of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 20.59 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 11.44 Percentage of Patients

This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: A-minus

In Accura Healthcare of Carroll, 79.44% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Nearby Hospitals

  • St Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing HomeAcute Care Hospitals 1.9 miles away311 South Clark Street Carroll Iowa 51401Voluntary non-profit - Private(712) 792-3581
  • Stewart Memorial Community HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 14.04 miles away1301 West Main Street Lake City Iowa 51449Voluntary non-profit - Private(712) 464-3171
  • Manning Regional Healthcare CenterCritical Access Hospitals 16.23 miles away1550 Sixth Street Manning Iowa 51455Voluntary non-profit - Private(712) 655-2072

Nearby Dialysis

  • Saint Anthonys Regional Hospital1.97 miles away311 S Clark St Dialysis Unit Carroll Iowa 51401CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (712) 794-5278